An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and technically capable individual to join the SPEAR3 Systems Design Airborne Systems (SDAS) team. This role offers a significant opportunity to lead the integration of a critical capability into the UK MoD and support the development of a key element of the future MBDA product portfolio.
What are we looking for?
Ideally educated to degree level or an equivalent qualification in engineering.
You will be required to demonstrate the following:
- Knowledge and experience of product development programs
- Experience of work package management delivery
- Knowledge of systems engineering, product design, programme management, air-platform integration, environmental clearance, certification, firing trials
- Enthusiastic with positivity and drive.
- Team leadership skills with ability to lead/facilitate multi-disciplined teams to deliver.
What’s in it for you?
The successful applicant will be crucial to the delivery of a key capability to the UK armed forces.
Within this role, the candidate will be ideally positioned to significantly develop his or her technical competencies and the forging of strong working relationships with multiple internal and international partners. The candidate will be working on a fast paced, exciting programme that offers the opportunity to work with a number of technological firsts that will form a key element of the future MBDA product portfolio.
What would you get?
*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.
The Platform Integration Lead (PIL) will be responsible for the technical delivery of the SPEAR3 integration activity onto F35B.
You will act as the primary technical interface with F35, working with multiple partners internally within MBDA and externally across industry, UK MoD and US/UK airworthiness authorities to ensure the objectives of the integration programme are achieved
Join a great team!!
The SDAS integration team play a key part in enabling access to defence platforms – enabling the use of MBDA products by our armed forces and ensuring the future success of the company. Furthermore, with the ever increasing complexity of the modern weapon system, the ability of MBDA to unlock the true capability of our products for the user against ever challenging political and economic back drop means that the role of the SDAS team has never been more important.
You will be joining a motivated and focused SDAS team, where communication and the ethos to share information is key. Additionally, the successful candidate will be placed at the forefront of the SPEAR3 / F35 integration activity where he or she will be required to work closely with a number of hardworking and multi-disciplined internal and international teams across industry and government groups.
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We encourage applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.
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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.